Conference schedule

AIEC will provide an interesting and exciting program, unique social events, networking opportunities and a venue with first class facilities.

All events are held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) for delegates attending in person, unless otherwise noted. Programmed sessions will be available on our virtual platform, including virtual networking opportunities for our virtual-only delegates.

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All times below are in local Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).

Tuesday 5 October

AEST

What's on

9:00 am – 6:30 pm

Registration

If attending in person, go to the Registration Desk to collect your badge.

11:00 am – 6:30 pm

Braindate

Visit the Braindate Lounge for in-person Braindate appointments, or log in via the virtual platform for virtual Braindates.

1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Exhibition

Visit the physical or virtual Exhibition Hall and talk to our exhibitors!

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Workshop | #Intled 101: an introduction to our sector

If you are new to international education in Australia or new to AIEC, join us for this informative session that will provide you with a holistic view of Australia’s international education industry.  

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception (in-person)

Don’t miss this opportunity to kick-start your networking early!

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Welcome Reception (virtual)

Don’t miss out on the fun. Join us for a virtual networking session!

Wednesday 6 October

AEST What's on
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

If attending in person, go to the Registration Desk to collect your badge.

8:00 am – 5:00 am

Braindate

Visit the Braindate Lounge for in-person Braindate appointments, or log in via the virtual platform for virtual Braindates.

8:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Exhibition

Visit the physical or virtual Exhibition Hall and talk to our exhibitors!

8:45 am – 9:30 pm

Opening Ceremony

Welcome addresses and Awards presentation.

9:30 am – 10:30 pm Plenary sesssion
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Morning tea

Served in the exhibition hall for all in-person attendees.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sessions

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1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Sessions

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3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Afternoon tea

Served in the exhibition hall for all in-person attendees.

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Sessions

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5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Happy Hour (in-person)

 Meet up after a long but productive day of sessions for more networking!

Sponsored by IELTS

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Happy Hour (virtual)

Meet up online for more networking!

Sponsored by IELTS

Thursday 7 October 

AEST What's on
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

If attending in person, go to the Registration Desk to collect your badge.

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Braindate

Visit the Braindate Lounge for in-person Braindate appointments, or log in via the virtual platform for virtual Braindates.

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibition

Visit the physical or virtual Exhibition Hall and talk to our exhibitors!

8:45 am – 9:45 am

Sessions

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Morning tea

Served in the exhibition hall for all in-person attendees

10:45 am – 1:00 pm

Sessions

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1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Sessions

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3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Afternoon tea

Served in the exhibition hall for all in-person attendees.

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Sessions

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5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Conference Networking (virtual)

Sponsored by IDP

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Conference Dinner(in-person)

Meet up online for more networking!

Sponsored by IELTS

Friday 8 October

AEST

Activity

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration

If attending in person, go to the Registration Desk to collect your badge.

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Braindate

Visit the Braindate Lounge for in-person Braindate appointments, or log in via the virtual platform for virtual Braindates.

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibition

Visit the physical or virtual Exhibition Hall and talk to our exhibitors!

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

 

Plenary sessions

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12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Closing Ceremony

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1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Last chance to network and braindate!